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Erzsébet Szőnyi passed away

28 December 2019

Erzsébet Szőnyi, whose name in the world has over the years coincided with the name of Zoltán Kodály, passed away this morning.

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Advent concert in Kisjakabfalva

Advent concert in Kisjakabfalva

12 December 2019

On 7 December, it was the 6th occasion that the charity advent concert was organized in Kisjakabfalva where the Student Choir of the Kodály Institute is usually invited. 

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New Non-Degree Study Programme from September 2020

15 November 2019

Effective from the 1st of September 2020, the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy is introducing a more diverse non-degree study programme with the aim of providing more tailor-made study options and increasing the homogeneity of the study groups. 

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EU awards excellent qualification to the Kodály HUB Project led by the Liszt Academy

14 November 2019

Kodály HUB, established to develop innovative methods in music education, became the first Hungarian-led higher education Erasmus project to be awarded “Good Practice” and “Success Story” qualifications. The initiative, led by the Liszt Academy of Music in collaboration with prestigious Scottish and Dutch partner institutions, is gaining recognition in more and more countries.

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Miklós Kocsár passed away

2 September 2019

Miklós Kocsár - Composer, Holder of the Kossuth Prize, Artist of the Nation, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts - passed away in his 86th year, on 29 August, 2019.

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Our Teachers' Kodály Seminars Around the World - Part Two

17 July 2019

As a continuation of last year's successful programme, teachers of the Kodály Institute, with the support from the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the assistance of local embassies and cultural institutions, repeatedly held workshops and concerts in the past few months from New-Zealand to Chile, from Norway to the USA, from Japan to Portugal.

Our two-part report summarises the experiences.

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Our Teachers’ Kodály Seminars Around the World - Part One

16 July 2019

As a continuation of last year's successful programme, teachers of the Kodály Institute, with the support from the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the assistance of local embassies and cultural institutions, repeatedly held workshops and concerts in the past few months from New-Zealand to Chile, from Norway to the USA, from Japan to Portugal.

Our two-part report summarises the experiences.

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African guests at the Institute

7 June 2019

Organised by the Committee for the Intangible Cultural Heritage, representatives of musical and cultural institutions from Africa (e.g. Botswana, Kenya) visited the Institute on 5 June.

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The Results of KODÁLY HUB: Sing. Learn. Share. Project

5 June 2019

All partners in this project share a firm belief that “music should belong to everyone” - it is crucial that every child (not just the privileged few) should have access to music education from the early years. Why is it important to start music education in early childhood and why should it be for everyone? The key is the proven benefits of music, the so called “musical transfer effect”. If children receive high quality, meaningful music education from a young age it is very likely to have a positive effect in many areas including: cognitive ability, literacy, numeracy, social and personal skills.

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Student concerts in May

Student concerts in May

14 May 2019

The exam concert of the Advanced Choral Conducting Course was held on 10 May. It was soon followed by the traditional closing concert of the 2018-2019 academic year on 12 May. 

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